Forum Question: Malware definitions updates

Macmost #152 Sept. 29, 2011 said Malware definitions for Snow Leopard and Lion are updated automatically every day. When I ask for software updates it usually says no new software. My automatic check is set for weekly. How do we get daily updates, and know that we have them?
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Alan Wehman

Comments: 2 Responses to “Malware definitions updates”

    10/1/11 @ 12:07 pm

    Yes, they occur daily. But they are not soft are updates so they don’t appear there. It is just a database of malware “definitions” that get updated. So every day your Mac checks for new definitions and adds them. It is done silently.
    You can read more about it here:
    http://support.apple.com/kb/ht4651

    Mr Anthony Cotton
    10/2/11 @ 9:42 am

    Thats very interesting to know. I just leave mine as it was,and you know when there is a download off Apple or Adobe because a message appears in the middle of the screen

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